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Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ENG

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Ideas, LLC] 2019

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González, Rigoberto.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Wisconsin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 GON

Reynoso, Naibe

Summary: Brief biographies in rhyme of 11 notable Latinos.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Con Todo Press 2020

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Chavira, Ricardo

Summary: Journalist Ricardo Chavira writes about the challenges growing up as part of a marginalized community and his work in the most elite US newsrooms while covering the Southwest, Mexico and Central America during civil wars and massive migrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arte Público Press 2021

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Herrera, Juan Felipe.

Summary: "An inspiring tribute to Hispanic Americans who have made a positive impact on the world. This visually stunning book showcases twenty Hispanic and Latino American men and women who have made outstanding contributions to the arts, politics, science, humanitarianism, and athletics. Gorgeous portraits complement sparkling biographies of Cesar Chavez, Sonia Sotomayor, Ellen Ochoa, Roberto...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 HER

Herrera, Juan Felipe.

Summary: Twenty Hispanic American artists, scientists, athletes, activists and political leaders are profiled in this stunning book, complete with inspirational quotes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 920 Herrera 2015

Brammer, John Paul

Summary: The popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer presents a memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America's heartland to becoming the "Chicano Carrie Bradshaw" of his generation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRA

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRAMMER, JOHN PAUL BRA

Herrera, Juan Felipe

Summary: "When Juan Felipe Herrera was very young, he picked flowers, helped his mama feed the chickens, slept under the starry sky, and learned to say goodbye to his amiguitos each time his migrant family moved on. When he grew up, Juan Felipe Herrera became a poet. His breathtaking poem "Imagine" and Lauren Castillo's evocative illustrations will speak to every reader and dreamer searching for this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: JE SPANISH HER

Silva, Jesselyn

Summary: "The Middle Grade Memoir of a Girl Boxer and Future Olympian. In this Lean-In style inspirational memoir, twelve-year-old Jesselyn Silva offers a ringside seat to girl power and what it takes to win in the ring and in life: punch by punch. Girl Boxer shows kids what it means to be true to yourself and stick with your dreams even when facing adversity and ridicule. Supported by her single dad,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.83 SIL
Call number: J 921 SIL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: This volume of ordinary people change the world features Sonia Sotomayor, the first Latina Supreme Court Justice. She is proof that with opportunity comes justice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 SOT

Acevedo, Sylvia

Summary: "The inspiring memoir for young readers about a Latina rocket scientist whose early life was transformed by joining the Girl Scouts and who currently serves as CEO of the Girl Scouts of the USA."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 369.463 ACE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 369.463 ACE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 369.463 ACE

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "In this adaptation for middle graders based on her bestselling adult memoir, My Beloved World, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor's extraordinary life inspires. Her achievement serves as a true testament to the fact that no matter the obstacles, dreams can come true. Includes an 8-page photo insert. Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 347.73 SOT

Hinojosa, Maria

Summary: Hinojosa relates the history of US immigration policy that has brought us to where we are today, as she shares her experience growing up Mexican American on the south side of Chicago. For thirty years she has reported on stories and communities in America that often go ignored by the mainstream media, documenting the existential wasteland of immigration detention camps for news outlets that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B HINOJOSA HIN

Lopez, Lynda

Summary: "From the moment Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat a ten-term incumbent in the primary election for New York's 14th, her journey to the national, if not world, stage, was fast-tracked. AOC investigates her symbolic and personal significance for so many, fromher willingness to use her imperfect bi-lingualism, to the threat she poses by governing like a man, to the long history of Puerto Rican...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 328.73 LOP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OCASIO-CORTEZ LOP

Garcia, J. Malcolm

Summary: "There is perhaps no starker example of the domestic costs and blindspots of America's modern military exploits than the continued practice of deporting men and women who have served in our armed forces. In this book, J. Malcolm Garcia reports from across the country and abroad, profiling veterans who have been deported, as well as the families and friends they have left behind. Without a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.9 GAR

Menendez, Juliet

Summary: "A celebration of Latinas and Latin American women who followed their dreams, with portraits and short bios"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920.72 MEN

Sotomayor, Sonia

Summary: "As the first Latina Supreme Court Justice, Sonia Sotomayor has inspired young people around the world to reach for their dreams. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. They helped her to connect with her family in New York and in Puerto Rico, to deal with her diabetes diagnosis, to cope with her father's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB SOTOMAYOR SOT

Summary: For guidance northward, illegal immigrants from Latin America frequently enlist mercenary escorts known as "coyotes." This program examines one such charming and unseemly figure and the three Guatemalans who have placed their trust in him. Viewers follow the nervous foursome through checkpoints and river crossings as they employ unreliable forged documents and take on false identities-while...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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